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gradients by felemaye

we build ourselves up
just to wither one day.
learned this at the age of seven.

too young — maybe not.

all of this doesn’t matter.
at the same time,
it is all we have.
be good, to yourself and to others
while you have a pulse.

stretch that hand out widely.
someone who may have not had
your lucky draw at life
may grab onto it — tightly.
you might become their source of fuel

consider this the highest compliment.
share yourself. don’t worry - you won’t run empty
what is it you are saving for, anyway?

fuck the…


la native | harlem habitant | architectural+interior designer | african culture hound | well-rounded creative | thoughtful troublemaker | say merhaba @felemaye

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